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Ethnoveterinary Research and Development

Edited By Constance McCorkle,Evelyn Mathias,Veen van Schillhorn,W Tjaart
ISBN: 9781853393266
The book presents reviews and case studies of traditional veterinary knowledge and practice, along with historical perspectives, theoretical discussions and research methodologies, covering nearly 100 diseases and more than 300 medicinal plants and other traditional materia medica.
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  • Synopsis
    From sociocultural, political-economic, and environmental as well as biomedical viewpoints, the book presents reviews and case studies of traditional veterinary knowledge and practice, along with historical perspectives, theoretical discussions and research methodologies. The 23 chapters span 10 major species of animal domesticates raised by more than 80 ethnic groups in nearly 40 nations of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, covering nearly 100 diseases and more than 300 medicinal plants and other traditional materia medica. Provides researchers, development professionals, and policymakers working in agricultural and rural development with insights,ideas and approaches to the subject. Published in the Indigenous Knowledge and Development series.
  • Table of Contents
    1. Introduction: Ethnoveterinary Research and Development 1
    EVELYN MATHIAS, CONSTANCE M. McCORKLE AND
    TJAART SCH1LLH0RN VAN VEEN
    PART I PERSPECTIVES ON ETHNOVETERINARY R&D
    2. Sense or Nonsense? Traditional Methods of Animal Disease
    Prevention and Control in the African Savannah 25
    TJAART W. SCH1LLH0RN VAN VEEN
    3. Ancient and Modern Veterinary Beliefs, Practices and Practitioners
    among Nile Valley Peoples 37
    CALVIN W. SCHWABE
    4. Recourse to Traditional Versus Modern Medicine for Cattle and
    People in Sidama, Ethiopia 46
    MAURO GHIROTTI
    5. Ethnotoxicology among Nigerian Agropastoralists 54
    MAMMAN A. IBRAHIM
    6. / Stand for My Horse: Equine Husbandry and Healthcare among
    some North American Indians 60
    ELIZABETH ATWOOD LAWRENCE
    1. Tradition and Modernity: French Shepherds' Use of Medicinal
    Bouquets 76
    ANNE-MARIE BRISEBARRE
    8. The Interpenetration of Endogenous and Exogenous in Saami
    Reindeer Raising 91
    MYRDENE ANDERSON
    PART II CASE STUDIES IN ETHNOVETERINARY R&D
    9. Ethno-agroveterinary Perspectives on Poultry Production in
    Rural Nigeria 103
    MAMMAN A. IBRAHIM AND PAUL A. ABDU
    10. Madosha: Traditional Castration of Bulls in Ethiopia 116
    MAURO GHIROTTI AND MULATU WOUDYALEW
    11. Aspects of Animal Healthcare among Samburu Pastoralists 121
    CLAIRE HEFFERNAN, ELLEN HEFFERNAN AND CHIP STEM
    12. Traditional Management of Camel Health and Disease in North
    Africa and India 129
    ILSE KOHLER-ROLLEFSON
    13. Ethnoveterinary Pharmacology in India: Past, Present and Future 137
    JAYVIR ANJARIA
    14. Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Western India 148
    JITENDRA K. MALIK, ASWIN M. THAKER AND
    ALLAUDDIN AHMAD
    15. Banjarese Management of Duck Health and Nutrition 158
    PATRICIA J. VONDAL
    16. Sheep Husbandry and Healthcare among Tzotil
    Maya Shepherdesses 167
    RAUL PEREZGROVAS
    17. Care of Cattle Versus Sheep in Ireland: South-west Donegal
    in the Early 1970s 179
    EUGENIA SHANKLIN
    PART III METHODS AND APPLICATIONS OF
    ETHNOVETERINARY R&D
    18. Ethnoveterinary R&D in Production Systems 193
    CHIP STEM
    19. Collection and Use of Ethnoveterinary Data in Community-based
    Animal Health Programmes 207
    BARBARA E. GRANDIN AND JOHN YOUNG
    20. Methods and Results from a Study of Local Knowledge of Cattle
    Diseases in Coastal Kenya 229
    JAMES DELEHANTY
    21. Veterinary Science and Savvy among the Ferlo FulBe 246
    ANGELO-MALIKI BONFIGLIOLI AND YERO D. DIALLO WITH
    SONJA FAGERB ERG -DIALLO
    22. Traditional and Re-applied Veterinary Medicine in East Africa 256
    DEAN A. ROEPKE
    23. Field Trials in Ethnoveterinary R&D: Lessons from the Andes 265
    CONSTANCE M. McCORKLE AND HERNANDO BAZALAR
    References 284
    Abbreviations and Acronyms 323
    Index 325
  • Endorsements
    Dr McCorkle and her co-editors have performed a great service by collecting the 'wisdom of the ages' in this useful volume on ethnoveterinary medicine.
    Professor James C. DeMartini, Colorado State University
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    Editor Constance McCorkle,Evelyn Mathias,Veen van Schillhorn,W Tjaart
    Number of Pages 344
    Format Paperback / softback
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